Spitfires' trades provide leadership opportunity for Vail
For Montreal Canadiens prospect Brady Vail, working on his future team’s goals, has meshed perfectly with the needs of his present squad. But after a major trade in the OHL, Vail said he believes that his role on the Windsor Spitfires may have to change.
“The way that [Montreal] wants me to play is the same way that my coach here wants me to play in the Spitfires’ organization — that two-way role, playing against the other team’s top line, killing penalties, and chipping in on the offensive end,” he said. “This year it’s been good, but with that big trade a couple of days ago, I feel I need to step it up a little bit.”,
That “big trade” saw the Spitfires send leading scorer Kerby Rychel and the team’s top defender, Nick Ebert, to the Guelph Storm for Brody Milne and a boatload of draft picks.… read more